Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019

Earth Science (7-12) (BS)

Bachelor of Science

Department of Engineering Science and Physics, Building 1N, Room 226

Chairperson an Professor Neophytos (Neo) Antoniades

School of Education

Dean Kenneth Gold,

Program Coordinator: Jane Alexander

Pathways General Education Requirements: 42 Credits

Pathways Required Core: 12 credits

Required English Composition Requirement (RECR)

ENG 111Introduction to College Writing(EC)

3

ENG 151College Writing(EC)

3

Required Mathematical and Quantitative Reasoning Requirement (RMQR)

Students are required to complete the following course:

MTH 231Analytic Geometry and Calculus I(MQ)

3

NOTE: Students may be required to take a prerequisite for MTH 231.

MTH 231: Also fulfills major requirements.

Required Life and Physical Sciences Requirement (RLPR)

Students are required to complete the following courses:

CHM 141General Chemistry I(LP)

3

CHM 141: Also fulfills major requirements.

Pathways Flexible Core: 18 credits

Students may take no more than one course from any area and no more than two courses from any discipline or interdisciplinary field in the Flexible Core.

Flexible U.S. Experience in its Diversity Requirement (FUSR)

Students are required to complete the following course:

COR 100United States: Issues, Ideas, and Institutions(US)

3

Flexible Scientific World Requirement (FSWR)

Students are required to complete the following courses:

CHM 142General Chemistry II(SW)

3

AND

BIO 180General Biology II(SW)

3

CHM 142: Also fulfills major requirements.

Flexible Individual and Society Requirement (FISR)

PSY 100Psychology(IS)

3

Flexible World Cultures and Global Issues Requirement (FWGR) (3 credits)

Flexible Creative Expression Requirement (FCER) (3 credits)

College Option: 12 credits

Students are required to complete the following courses:

Social Science

EDP 220Special Educational Needs of People with Disabilities(RLA)

3

Science Lab for RLPR

CHM 121General Chemistry I Laboratory(RLA)

1

CHM 121: Also fulfills major requirements.

Science Lab for FSWR

CHM 127General Chemistry II Laboratory(RLA)

1

CHM 127: Also fulfills major requirements.

STEM

MTH 232Analytic Geometry and Calculus II(MQ)

3

MTH 232: Also fulfills major requirements.

STEM

GEO 210Earth Materials(RLA)(LP)

4

GEO 210: Also fulfills major requirements.

Note: This program has received a waiver to specify particular courses students must take in the areas of the Common Core and Scientific World) and College Option. If students take different courses in these areas, they will be certified as having completed the Common Core and the College Option area, but it may not be possible for them to finish their degree program within the regular number of credits.

Major requirements: 67-70 credits

Required Courses

GEO 102Earth Systems History(SW)

3

GEO 103Earth Systems History Lab(RLA)

1

GEO 115Fundamentals of Physical Geology(RLA)(LP)

3

GEO 116Fundamentals of Physical Geology Laboratory(RLA)

1

ESC 110Meteorology and Climatology(RLA)(SW)

3

ESC 111Meterology and Climatology Laboratory(CO)

1

MTH 229Calculus Computer Laboratory(RLA)

1

 

MTH 230Calculus I with Pre-Calculus(MQ)

6

OR

MTH 231Analytic Geometry and Calculus I(MQ)

3

MTH 232Analytic Geometry and Calculus II(MQ)

3

 

CHM 141General Chemistry I(LP)

3

CHM 121General Chemistry I Laboratory(RLA)

1

CHM 142General Chemistry II(SW)

3

CHM 127General Chemistry II Laboratory(RLA)

1

PHY 120General Physics I(LP)

3

PHY 121General Physics I Laboratory(RLA)

1

PHY 160General Physics II(SW)

3

PHY 161General Physics II Laboratory(RLA)

1

BIO 170General Biology I(LP)

3

BIO 171General Biology I Laboratory(RLA)

1

BIO 180General Biology II(SW)

3

BIO 181General Biology II Laboratory(RLA)

1

BIO 230Marine Biology and Oceanography(RNL)

4

AST 230Planetary Geology(RLA)

3

GEO 210Earth Materials(RLA)(LP)

4

GEO 212Sedimentology and Stratigraphy(RLA)

4

GEO 310Geochemistry(RLA)

4

EDS 201Social Foundations of Secondary Education(RLA)

4

EDS 202Psychological Foundations of Secondary Education(RLA)

4

EDS 304The Pedagogy of Secondary School in Science(RNL)

4

EDS 318The Secondary School Curriculum in Science(RNL)

4

EDS 400Student Teaching in Secondary Education(RNL)

6

EDS 401Reflection and Analysis in Student Teaching in Secondary Education(RNL)

2

Total Credits Required: 120

Honors

Students may graduate with honors if they maintain a 3.5 GPA in the major, and complete GEO 460 Capstone Research Seminar and Thesis.